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31/03/2020 - At the end, Wajima was also canceled

At the end, Wajima was also canceled       And unfortunately Wajima also capitulated.     It was the last 50km of this first part of the season that should have taken place. It was the last race of the Japanese triptych of Kobe, Nomi and Wajima in which the wal...

At the end, Wajima was also canceled
28/03/2020 - Dolores Rojas through the eyes of a child

Dolores Rojas through the eyes of a child       It is not easy to smile in times of COVID-19, but I want to try to do it.   The use of technology these days has allowed me to get in touch with my great friend Dolores Rojas Suarez, international race walking judge known a...

Dolores Rojas through the eyes of a child
25/03/2020 - Wajima (JPN): will take place despite the postponement of the Olympic Games

Wajima (JPN): will take place despite the postponement of the Olympic Games       As already reported with our news of 8.3.2020 ( click here ),  on Sunday 12 April 2020 the 104th edition of the 50km Japan National Championships should have taken place in Wajima (JAP), also valid for the th...

Wajima (JPN): will take place despite the postponement of the Olympic Games
24/03/2020 - Tokyo - Joint statement from IOC and LOC of Tokyo 2020

Tokyo - Joint statement from IOC and LOC of Tokyo 2020       JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AND THE TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING COMMITTEE   The President of the IOC, Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, held a conference call this morning to d...

Tokyo - Joint statement from IOC and LOC of Tokyo 2020
23/03/2020 - Tokyo, the difficult decision in the war of today

Tokyo, the difficult decision in the war of today       In the complicated and Vatican way of communicating its most difficult decisions, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) informed the world yesterday Sunday March 22 that it will be very difficult, if not impossible, that the...

Tokyo, the difficult decision in the war of today
21/03/2020 - Topical interview with Sandro Damilano

Topical interview with Sandro Damilano         Interview with Sandro Damilano, appeared on "La Stampa" of 21.3.2020 by Paolo Costa.             The road to the Olympics (if and when they will take place) is still far away, but t...

Topical interview with Sandro Damilano
17/03/2020 - Rio Maior (POR): the race of 4 April was canceled, proposed if conditions improve in mid-June

Rio Maior (POR): the race of 4 April was canceled, proposed if conditions improve in mid-June         It was to be expected. Rio Maior also had to raise the "white flag" and surrender to a postponement.   At a meeting today of the Camara Municipal de Rio Maior with the local Civil Protection and with the pa...

Rio Maior (POR): the race of 4 April was canceled, proposed if conditions improve in mid-June
16/03/2020 - Our Japanese piece of cake

Our Japanese piece of cake       It is not part of our task, much less the orientation that we wanted to give to this specialized web page, to give indications on the possible or hypothetical names of the national teams participating in major international even...

Our Japanese piece of cake
15/03/2020 - Nomi (JPN): 20km men with great results

Nomi (JPN): 20km men with great results       Our friends from Japan managed to resist courageously and to transform what should have been the "Asian 20km Championship" into an exciting national race.   There were no foreign athletes like in Kobe and the valu...

Nomi (JPN): 20km men with great results
14/03/2020 - Ivano Frankivsk (UKR): Balkan Race Walking Championships and Winter race Walking Championships of Ukraine

Ivano Frankivsk (UKR): Balkan Race Walking Championships and Winter race Walking Championships of Ukraine     Finally, after days of cancellations and postponements, we are dealing with some races. Today the 2020 Balkan Race Walk Championships are taking place in Ivano-Frankivsk (UKR).   The schedule program includes (local time, +1 CET):...

Ivano Frankivsk (UKR): Balkan Race Walking Championships and Winter race Walking Championships of Ukraine
13/03/2020 - World Athletics postpone the World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships, Minsk 2020

World Athletics postpone the World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships, Minsk 2020     From the World Athletics website, the news that we would never have wanted to read.       It is with regret that we have agreed with the Belarus Athletic Federation and the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Re...

World Athletics postpone the World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships, Minsk 2020
13/03/2020 - Saluzzo (ITA): The Chinese team in training in Italy returns to China

Saluzzo (ITA): The Chinese team in training in Italy returns to China       This morning (flights permitting) the elite athletes of the National Marching Team of China (Liu Hong, Qieyang Shenjie, Lu Xiuzhi, Ma Zhenxia, ​​Cai Zelin, Zhang Yun, Wang Qin and Wang Rui together with the coaches Wang Yinhang ...

Saluzzo (ITA): The Chinese team in training in Italy returns to China
13/03/2020 - Gien (FRA): France also cancels race walking Championships

Gien (FRA): France also cancels race walking Championships       The latest news is that the French Athletics Federation has also canceled the Championnats de France, Gien, France (20km - 35km - 50km) which should have taken place on Sunday 22 March 2020. The cancellation concerns not only th...

Gien (FRA): France also cancels race walking Championships
12/03/2020 - Naumburg (GER), Lapua (FIN): canceled - Podebrady (CZE) and Murcia (ESP): postponed

Naumburg (GER), Lapua (FIN): canceled - Podebrady (CZE) and Murcia (ESP): postponed       On the COVID-19 front, there are four reports regarding the international activity of the race walking  made public today evening.   The first, a, which had already been planned and announced by us (see news of 10.3.20...

Naumburg (GER), Lapua (FIN): canceled - Podebrady (CZE) and Murcia (ESP): postponed
12/03/2020 - Minsk (BLR): Ecuador selection announced

Minsk (BLR): Ecuador selection announced       The date of the World Team March Championships to be held in Minsk (BLR) on 2 and 3 May 2020 is approaching by leaps and bounds.   We sincerely hope that by then (there are 50 days left) COVID-19 will give a respite. We do ...

Minsk (BLR): Ecuador selection announced
11/03/2020 - Jeff Salvage and Gary Westerfield: How to Judge Race Walking Video

Jeff Salvage and Gary Westerfield: How to Judge Race Walking Video           Recently the USA Race Walking Foundation has proposed the first version of "How to Judge Race Walking Video", an interesting project written by Jeff Salvage and Gary Westerfield, with the...

Jeff Salvage and Gary Westerfield: How to Judge Race Walking Video
11/03/2020 - Ohlao (POR): Portugal's 20km walk championship canceled

Ohlao (POR): Portugal's 20km walk championship canceled       It was recently reported that the Portuguese 20km race walking championship which should have been held in Olhao, Algarve in Portugal on 14.3.2020 was canceled.   The future situation of competitions   Before the World...

Ohlao (POR): Portugal
11/03/2020 - Nga Puna Wai (NZL): Quentin Rew and Alana Barber win the New Zealand Track Championships

Nga Puna Wai (NZL): Quentin Rew and Alana Barber win the New Zealand Track Championships       The New Zealand track championships were held over the weekend between Friday 6 March and Sunday 8 March.   The races took place in the sports complex of Nga Puna Wai in Christchurtch.   The particularity of these New ...

Nga Puna Wai (NZL): Quentin Rew and Alana Barber win the New Zealand Track Championships
10/03/2020 - The 39th edition of Dudince's race has also been canceled

The 39th edition of Dudince's race has also been canceled         Last night in the evening the news that Dudince (SVK) also had to raise the white flag in front of the current main enemy: COVID-19.   With Dudince, four races have been canceled altogether at the beginning of the se...

The 39th edition of Dudince
09/03/2020 - Lima (PER): South American walking championships - Ecuador and Colombia on the shields in the U20 and U18

Lima (PER): South American walking championships - Ecuador and Colombia on the shields in the U20 and U18       The U20 and U18 races of the South American Race Walking Championship, which ended on Sunday 8 March on the Miraflores circuit in Lima, were dominated by representatives of Ecuador and Colombia respectively.      ...

Lima (PER): South American walking championships - Ecuador and Colombia on the shields in the U20 and U18
09/03/2020 - Wajima (JPN): Changes to the race schedule

Wajima (JPN): Changes to the race schedule       The 104 edition of the 50km Japan Championships traditionally held in the second weekend of April is also influenced by Japanese Government decisions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus   The following events will b...

Wajima (JPN): Changes to the race schedule
08/03/2020 - Lima (PER): South American Race walking Championships - Brazil and Ecuador on shields

Lima (PER): South American Race walking Championships - Brazil and Ecuador on shields   This morning, Peru (+6 hours CET), the South American Road Running Championships were held in Lima along the José Largo Avenue in the Miraflores area.     20km road walk women   A rather slow race that that ended on...

Lima (PER): South American Race walking Championships - Brazil and Ecuador on shields
08/03/2020 - Braga (POR) - Carolina Costa and Paulo Martins win the Portugal U23 Indoor Championships

Braga (POR) - Carolina Costa and Paulo Martins win the Portugal U23 Indoor Championships       The Portugal Indoor U23 Championships are taking place yesterday and today in Braga (POR). The two walking events on the classic distance of the 3,000m women and the 5,000m men took place yesterday.       3.000m i...

Braga (POR) - Carolina Costa and Paulo Martins win the Portugal U23 Indoor Championships
07/03/2020 - Dublin (IRL): Wayne Snyman (RSA) and Mirna Ortiz (GUA) wins. The Irish Championship to David Kenny and Kate Veale

Dublin (IRL): Wayne Snyman (RSA) and Mirna Ortiz (GUA) wins. The Irish Championship to David Kenny and Kate Veale       We had indicated in our news of 1.3.2020 that at this particular moment of the season following the cancellation of many walking races in Europe due to the COVID-19 one of the few opportunities for athletes would have been that ...

Dublin (IRL): Wayne Snyman (RSA) and Mirna Ortiz (GUA) wins. The Irish Championship to David Kenny and Kate Veale
06/03/2020 - Lima (PER): Tomorrow the South American Race Walking Championships

Lima (PER): Tomorrow the South American Race Walking Championships       Among the few competitions that, at the moment, have not been upset by COVID-19, this weekend will take place in Lima (PER) the 2020 South American Race Walk Championship.   Lima has almost 9 million inhabitants and is loca...

Lima (PER): Tomorrow the South American Race Walking Championships
06/03/2020 - Erfurt (GER): Andreas Janker and Josephine Alisa Grandi Indoor Champions of Germany

Erfurt (GER): Andreas Janker and Josephine Alisa Grandi Indoor Champions of Germany       Last Friday evening the two walking events of the German Indoor Championships took place in Erfurt (GER).   In Germany the two walking events are usually integrated into the Master Championships to give greater visibility t...

Erfurt (GER): Andreas Janker and Josephine Alisa Grandi Indoor Champions of Germany
05/03/2020 - Lievin (FRA): Clemence Beretta and Gabriel Bordier win the French Indoor Elite Championships

Lievin (FRA): Clemence Beretta and Gabriel Bordier win the French Indoor Elite Championships       Last weekend the Indoor Elite Championships of France took place in Lievin (FRA), with the two walking races both on Saturday 29 February.     3.000m indoor walk women   The favorites for the French champion title...

Lievin (FRA): Clemence Beretta and Gabriel Bordier win the French Indoor Elite Championships
04/03/2020 - Nomi (JPN): It will be done, but only with athletes from Japan

Nomi (JPN): It will be done, but only with athletes from Japan       As we had announced with our news of March 2, 2020, the Asian Championships were still vague due to the COVID-19.   On Monday, it appeared that Asian Athletics had ordered the cancellation of the Championships. Then a press...

Nomi (JPN): It will be done, but only with athletes from Japan
03/03/2020 - Robert Cruise (AUS): Interesting booklet "Technique, Technique, Technique"

Robert Cruise (AUS): Interesting booklet       In the latest issue (#23 of today 3.3.2020) of "Heel and Toe", the Australian weelky report by Tim Erickson, which our readers will find in the "Race Walking in the World" section, among other topics covered ...

Robert Cruise (AUS): Interesting booklet "Technique, Technique, Technique"
03/03/2020 - San José de Costa Rica (CRC) - VIII Central American Race Walking Championships

San José de Costa Rica (CRC) - VIII Central American Race Walking Championships       The VIII Central American Race Walk Championships were held in San José de Costa Rica on Sunday 1 March.   The competition was attended by more than 50 athletes from Countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragu...

San José de Costa Rica (CRC) - VIII Central American Race Walking Championships
03/03/2020 - Dublino (IRL): Kate Veale and David Kenny win Irish Indoor Championships

Dublino (IRL): Kate Veale and David Kenny win Irish Indoor Championships       On Saturday 29 February 2020, the two walking races were held on the first day of the Indoor Championships in Ireland. Women competed on the classic indoor 3,000m distance while men competed on the indoor 5,000m.     &...

Dublino (IRL): Kate Veale and David Kenny win Irish Indoor Championships
02/03/2020 - Coventry (GBR): Tom Boswort sets the new British 10km record (39:10)

Coventry (GBR): Tom Boswort sets the new British 10km record (39:10)   Molly Barnet Walk took place yesterday in Coventry, in the Midlands (GBR).     10km road walk men     Despite windy conditions, Tom Bosworth smashed the British 10km race walk record with a time of 39:10 to take more...

Coventry (GBR): Tom Boswort sets the new British 10km record (39:10)
02/03/2020 - COVID-19: Some news about the 20 km Asian Championships in Nomi (March 15)

COVID-19: Some news about the 20 km Asian Championships in Nomi (March 15)         If we keep going at this rate this season we will not have had a race walk competition more. A shame about the crackling way it started with Kobe's results.   Late yesterday (CET time) yesterday evening the decis...

COVID-19: Some news about the 20 km Asian Championships in Nomi (March 15)
01/03/2020 - Huangshan, Bergamo, Lugano have been canceled; possible alternative to Dublin (IRL). Other solutions are being studied in Italy.

Huangshan, Bergamo, Lugano have been canceled; possible alternative to Dublin (IRL). Other solutions are being studied in Italy.             Today at least two important Championships have been scheduled in the world:   - the National Winter Championship of China in Huangshan valid as a selection for the World Team Race Walk Champi...

Huangshan, Bergamo, Lugano have been canceled; possible alternative to Dublin (IRL). Other solutions are being studied in Italy.
01/03/2020 - Piraeus (GRE): Another great indoor result by Antigoni Drisbioti (GRE)

Piraeus (GRE): Another great indoor result by Antigoni Drisbioti (GRE)       On Friday 28 and Saturday 29 February 2020, the National Indoor Club Championships of Greece were held in Athens in the Indoor plant of Nea Faliro in Piraeus.   The two walking races on the distance of 3.000m indoor for wom...

Piraeus (GRE): Another great indoor result by Antigoni Drisbioti (GRE)
29/02/2020 - Pombal (POR): Victories of Joao Vieira and Ana Cabecinha

Pombal (POR): Victories of Joao Vieira and Ana Cabecinha       The Portugal Indoor Absolute National Championships were held today.   The competitions were held in the Pombal Expocentro (POR) facility.     5.000m men indoor   Undisputed victory for Joao Vieira (POR) who ...

Pombal (POR): Victories of Joao Vieira and Ana Cabecinha
27/02/2020 - Giovanni De Benedictis' record broken after 35 years: the thought of the former athlete

Giovanni De Benedictis' record broken after 35 years: the thought of the former athlete         We receive, with pleasure, this thought of Giovanni De Benedictis whose best Italian U18 performance (then the category was called Allievi) was "sent to the attic" after 35 years and 20 days.   We have publ...

Giovanni De Benedictis
26/02/2020 - Klaipeda (LTU): Živilė Vaiciukevičiūtė and Marius Žiūkas won indoor championships

Klaipeda (LTU): Živilė Vaiciukevičiūtė and Marius Žiūkas won indoor championships       The National Indoor Championships were also held in Lithuania, in Kllaipeda. The two walking races, on the standard distances of 3.000m for women and 5.000m for men, were held on Saturday 22 February.     3.000m indoor...

Klaipeda (LTU): Živilė Vaiciukevičiūtė and Marius Žiūkas won indoor championships
25/02/2020 - Minsk (BLR): International U20 Match

Minsk (BLR): International U20 Match       Minsk (BLR) today hosts an interesting U20 indoor meeting. The junior men and women of ten countries face each other in the formula of one athlete per race.   Participating countries are: Belarus (BLR) Azerbaijan (AZE) Isra...

Minsk (BLR): International U20 Match
24/02/2020 - Braga (POR) - Club's Indoor Championships

Braga (POR) - Club's Indoor Championships       The Altice di Braga Forum (POR) hosted the National Indoor Club Championships this weekend. The clubs were divided into First Division and Second Division     First division   Eight teams took part in the first di...

Braga (POR) - Club
23/02/2020 - Budapest (HUN): Bence Barnabas Venyercsan and Barbara Kovacs Hungary's 2020 indoor champions

Budapest (HUN): Bence Barnabas Venyercsan and Barbara Kovacs Hungary's 2020 indoor champions       The 46th Hungary National Indoor Championships were held in Budapest on Saturday 22  and Sunday 23 February. The two walking races were held: - Saturday 22 February: men on the 5.000m indoor distance - Sunday 23 February: w...

Budapest (HUN): Bence Barnabas Venyercsan and Barbara Kovacs Hungary
23/02/2020 - Glasgow (GBR): Tom Bosworth seasonal leader on the 5.000m indoor walk

Glasgow (GBR): Tom Bosworth seasonal leader on the 5.000m indoor walk       Tom Bosworth starred on the second and final day of the SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships as he lowered his own national 5000m race walk record on a day of wall-to-wall finals in Glasgow.   5.000m indoor men  ...

Glasgow (GBR): Tom Bosworth seasonal leader on the 5.000m indoor walk
22/02/2020 - Ancona (ITA) - Valentina Trapletti and Franesco Fortunato win the Italian Indoor title - Great mark of Nicola Lumoscio

Ancona (ITA) - Valentina Trapletti and Franesco Fortunato win the Italian Indoor title - Great mark of Nicola Lumoscio       The first day of the Italian Absolute Indoor Championships reserves the two walking races on the traditional distances of the 3.000m indoor women and the 5.000m indoor men       3.0000m indoor women     ...

Ancona (ITA) - Valentina Trapletti and Franesco Fortunato win the Italian Indoor title - Great mark of Nicola Lumoscio
20/02/2020 - Sochi (RUS): The results of the Winter Championships of Russia in the U18 and U16 categories

Sochi (RUS): The results of the Winter Championships of Russia in the U18 and U16 categories         The next day of the Russia Winter March Championships in Sochi competitions moved to the Glorie Metreveli FSBI "South Sport" stadium.     10.000m track walk U18 boys   As many as 25 athletes at th...

Sochi (RUS): The results of the Winter Championships of Russia in the U18 and U16 categories
20/02/2020 - Asian Athletics Association: Yang Zhongmin (CHN), Yeung Man Chun (HKG) and Koji Hoga Miura (JAP) appointed in Asian Race Walking Committee

Asian Athletics Association: Yang Zhongmin (CHN), Yeung Man Chun (HKG) and Koji Hoga Miura (JAP) appointed in Asian Race Walking Committee         After the election for the Asian Athletics Association Council in early April 2019 in Doha (QAT), the new board has appointed the members of the commissions and committees.   The new Asian Race Walking Committee is t...

Asian Athletics Association: Yang Zhongmin (CHN), Yeung Man Chun (HKG) and Koji Hoga Miura (JAP) appointed in Asian Race Walking Committee
19/02/2020 - Ancona (ITA) - The absolute indoor championships with the "lump on the stomach"

Ancona (ITA) - The absolute indoor championships with the         We imagined it and the voices of the world of the Italian race walk confirmed it to us.   The 2020 edition of the Italian Indoor Absolute Championships will be lack of the stars of the Italian race walk, of those who...

Ancona (ITA) - The absolute indoor championships with the "lump on the stomach"
18/02/2020 - Sochi (RUS): The results of the Winter Championships of Russia

Sochi (RUS): The results of the Winter Championships of Russia       Sochi (RUS) a two-day walk on the Autodrom track, which is located in the Olympic Park.   Races for Russia's team walking winter championship took place on Monday 15 February 2020. The distances were as follows: - 35km ...

Sochi (RUS): The results of the Winter Championships of Russia
18/02/2020 - The Federation of India selects 13 athletes for the 20km Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi (JPN)

The Federation of India selects 13 athletes for the 20km Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi (JPN)     The Athletic Federation of India selection committee on Monday selected a 13-member Indian team for the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships to be held at Nomi, Japan on 15 March 2020.   For the Asian Race Walking Championships, ...

The Federation of India selects 13 athletes for the 20km Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi (JPN)
18/02/2020 - Macas (ECU): good marks for Brian Daniel Pintado and Karla Johana Jaramillo at the National Interclub Championships of Ecuador

Macas (ECU): good marks for Brian Daniel Pintado and Karla Johana Jaramillo at the National Interclub Championships of Ecuador         The 2020 National Interclubs Walking Championships were held in Macas (ECU) on Saturday 15 February. The competitions were held in conjunction with the Ecuadorian Athletics Gala awards for the year 2019. Pretty rainy day....

Macas (ECU): good marks for Brian Daniel Pintado and Karla Johana Jaramillo at the National Interclub Championships of Ecuador
18/02/2020 - Budapest (HUN): U20 and U18 Indoor Championships

Budapest (HUN): U20 and U18 Indoor Championships       The U20 and U18 Indoor Championships were also held in Hungary on Saturday 15 February.     5.000m indoor U20 men   Victory to Norbert Toth (HUN) in 21:54.04 Second place to Mate Ferenc Vargas (HUN) in 22:40.41 Th...

Budapest (HUN): U20 and U18 Indoor Championships
18/02/2020 - Patras (GRE): 4th walking festival and the U23 national walking championship

Patras (GRE): 4th walking festival and the U23 national walking championship       On a very sunny morning with 15°C, during the Carnival period in the most famous carnival city of Greece, Patras, the 4th walking festival and the U23 national walking championship took place. The festival was successful and...

Patras (GRE): 4th walking festival and the U23 national walking championship
17/02/2020 - Recife (BRA): Victories of Caio Bonfim and Erica de Sena in the Copa do Brasil de Marcha

Recife (BRA): Victories of Caio Bonfim and Erica de Sena in the Copa do Brasil de Marcha     On Sunday 16 February 2020 the walking races for the Copa Brasil Caixa de Marcha Atletica were held in Recife (BRA).     35km women   Six athletes at the start.   Victory for Viviane Santana Lyra (BRA) in 3:10:13 Th...

Recife (BRA): Victories of Caio Bonfim and Erica de Sena in the Copa do Brasil de Marcha
17/02/2020 - Torreviejas (ESP): Smolonskis wins; Ivan Pajuelo and Mar Juárez last champions of Spain of the 50km

Torreviejas (ESP): Smolonskis wins; Ivan Pajuelo and Mar Juárez last champions of Spain of the 50km       In what was the last championship of Spain on the road for the distance of 50 km, Iván Pajuelo and Mar Juárez, were proclaimed in Torrvieja champions of Spain. The city of Alicante, Torrevieja, which has alrea...

Torreviejas (ESP): Smolonskis wins; Ivan Pajuelo and Mar Juárez last champions of Spain of the 50km
16/02/2020 - Ranchi (IND): Sanabam Daman Singh (IND) wins 50km

Ranchi (IND): Sanabam Daman Singh (IND) wins 50km     The second day in Ranchi (IND) for the 7th National Open Championships included the 50km and U20 men and women races over the 10km distance.     50km men   At the start there are 12 athletes. The race presents a fair lev...

Ranchi (IND): Sanabam Daman Singh (IND) wins 50km
16/02/2020 - Kobe (JPN): World mark for Toshikazu Yamanishi (1:17:36)

Kobe (JPN): World mark for Toshikazu Yamanishi (1:17:36)   On the new course of Rokko Island on a rainy day the 103rd Japan Championships of 20km took place this morning. The race had assumed in recent days a particular importance for the statements of Perseus Karlstrom who had been invited to partic...

Kobe (JPN): World mark for Toshikazu Yamanishi (1:17:36)
16/02/2020 - CAS reduces the suspension of Russian race walker Alexander Ivanov to two years

CAS reduces the suspension of Russian race walker Alexander Ivanov to two years     The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have reduced the doping ban for Russian race walker Alexander Ivanov from three years to two.   Ivanov, 26, who originally won gold at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow and silver ...

CAS reduces the suspension of Russian race walker Alexander Ivanov to two years
16/02/2020 - Albuquerque (USA): Nick Christie and Robyn Stevens wins at the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships 2020

Albuquerque (USA): Nick Christie and Robyn Stevens wins at the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships 2020       The Toyota USATF Indoor Championships were held on Saturday 15 February in Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA), with the traditional races scheduled in the USA over the distance of 3,000m indoors for both men and women.     ...

Albuquerque (USA): Nick Christie and Robyn Stevens wins at the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships 2020
16/02/2020 - Antalya (TUR) - Victories of Salih Korkmaz (TUR) and Olena Sobchuck (UKR)

Antalya (TUR) - Victories of Salih Korkmaz (TUR) and Olena Sobchuck  (UKR)       Sunny day in Antalya in southern Turkey where the 20km Turkey National Championships were held on the Akdeniz Boulevard today along with an international walking race.     20km men   The Ukrainian national team wa...

Antalya (TUR) - Victories of Salih Korkmaz (TUR) and Olena Sobchuck  (UKR)
15/02/2020 - Ranchi (IND): Sandeep Kumar and Bhawana Jat new 20km race walk champions

Ranchi (IND): Sandeep Kumar and Bhawana Jat new 20km race walk champions       The 20km races for men and women were held on the first day of the national walking championships in India in Ranchi.     20km men   Victory for Sandeep Kumar (IND), on which everyone's eyes were focused, in 1...

Ranchi (IND): Sandeep Kumar and Bhawana Jat new 20km race walk champions
15/02/2020 - Ancona (ITA) - Italian U18 indoor Championships - Victories of Giada Traina and Nicola Lomuscio

Ancona (ITA) - Italian U18 indoor Championships - Victories of Giada Traina and Nicola Lomuscio     The first day of the U18 Indoor Italian Individual Championships in Ancona also sees the two walking races.       3.000m indoor U18 girls     As expected, the women's walking race over the distance of 3,000...

Ancona (ITA) - Italian U18 indoor Championships - Victories of Giada Traina and Nicola Lomuscio
14/02/2020 - Will the new Kobe circuit enter history?

Will the new Kobe circuit enter history?     There are few circuits in the world that can be considered almost perfect for walking events. In addition to the two historichal of La Coruna (ESP) and Taicang (CHN) on which the World Team Race Walk Championships races those of t...

Will the new Kobe circuit enter history?
13/02/2020 - Antalya (TUR): many stars at the 20km Turkish championships

Antalya (TUR): many stars at the 20km Turkish championships       The 20km Turkish Championships will take place on Saturday 16 February in Antalya. (Spor Toto Turkish National Race Walking Championships) The races will take place on the beautiful Adkeniz Boulevard, a splendid walk on the Medi...

Antalya (TUR): many stars at the 20km Turkish championships
12/02/2020 - Athletes section: updating of the best men's athletes in the world 2019 (third and last part)

Athletes section: updating of the best men's athletes in the world 2019 (third and last part)       We end the presentation of the reports of the best athletes in the world of 2019 with the following table that summarizes the athletes of Europe:       Nazione Numero ...

Athletes section: updating of the best men
12/02/2020 - Ancona (ITA) - Saturday the Italian U18 Indoor Championships

Ancona (ITA) - Saturday the Italian U18 Indoor Championships       Next Saturday the Palazzetto dello Spot in Ancona will host the second round of the important indoor triptych: the Italian U18 Championships.   The two walking races are scheduled at: - 15:30 - 3.000m indoor U18 girls - 17:...

Ancona (ITA) - Saturday the Italian U18 Indoor Championships
11/02/2020 - Kobe (JPN): Perseus Karlstrom attempts to break Yusuke Suzuki's world record (1:16:36)

Kobe (JPN): Perseus Karlstrom attempts to break Yusuke Suzuki's world record (1:16:36)     And next Sunday will be the turn of another exciting race which is now a "must" for world race walking. Organized by the Hyogo Athletics Association, the 103rd edition of the 20km Race Walk  Japan Championships will take...

Kobe (JPN): Perseus Karlstrom attempts to break Yusuke Suzuki
10/02/2020 - Antigoni Drispioti (GRE) on the roof of the world in 3.000m indoor walk

Antigoni Drispioti (GRE) on the roof of the world in 3.000m indoor walk       In the first official indoor race organized this year by the Greek Federation SEGAS, an excellent result by Antigoni Drispioti in the 3,000m indoor walk. The competitions were held in the indoor facility of the Pace and Friendhi...

Antigoni Drispioti (GRE) on the roof of the world in 3.000m indoor walk
10/02/2020 - National Championships of Colombia

National Championships of Colombia     The National Walking Championships of Colombia were held in Parque el Salitre in Bogota on Saturday 8 February.     The scheduled races were the following: - 40km men (very unusual distance) - 20km men and women - 10km U20 me...

National Championships of Colombia
09/02/2020 - Australian and Oceania Roadwalking Championships

 Australian and Oceania Roadwalking Championships     The highly anticipated Australian and Oceania Roadwalking Championships last Sunday morning in Adelaide saw the favourites winning as expected but struggling somewhat in deceptively tough conditions. The 2km lap in the North Adelaide P...

 Australian and Oceania Roadwalking Championships
08/02/2020 - Ancona (ITA) - U20 and U23 Italian indoor Champiomships

Ancona (ITA) - U20 and U23 Italian indoor Champiomships     (from the Fidal website)   Indoor Italian Championships U20 and U23         3.000m indoor U20 women   Second title in a couple of weeks for Sara Buglisi: after the success of the 20 kilometers on road, she...

Ancona (ITA) - U20 and U23 Italian indoor Champiomships
05/02/2020 - The Court of Arbitration (CAS) announced today it could not rule on the appeal because it does not have jurisdiction in the matter.

The Court of Arbitration (CAS) announced today it could not rule on the appeal because it does not have jurisdiction in the matter.     The appeal to CAS that accused the IAAF of discriminating against women by not including a race for them in the major leagues, was originally made in April last year with the support of American lawyer Paul F. DeMeester and had as...

The Court of Arbitration (CAS) announced today it could not rule on the appeal because it does not have jurisdiction in the matter.
05/02/2020 - China race walking team remains in Italy due to the viral infection and continues training in Saluzzo

China race walking team remains in Italy due to the viral infection and continues training in Saluzzo     Today in the newspaper La Stampa edition of Cuneo this article appeared that tells us about the mood of the race walking team of China that has been training in Saluzzo since the end of December,     The words of the team man...

China race walking team remains in Italy due to the viral infection and continues training in Saluzzo
05/02/2020 - Baerum (NOR): Havard Haukenes and Siri Gamst Glittenberg 2020 indoor champions of Norway

Baerum (NOR): Havard Haukenes and Siri Gamst Glittenberg 2020 indoor champions of Norway       Saturday, February 1, 2020, the Indoor Championships of Norway were held in Baerum (NOR), in the indoor plant of the Baerum Idtrettspark, Rud with the usual races on the classic distances of: - 3.000m indoors for women - 5.000m ...

Baerum (NOR): Havard Haukenes and Siri Gamst Glittenberg 2020 indoor champions of Norway
04/02/2020 - Ancona (ITA) - Indoor 2020 season starts with U20 and U23 Italian Championships

Ancona (ITA) - Indoor 2020 season starts with U20 and U23 Italian Championships     This on Saturday and Sunday is the first of the three weekends in Italy dedicated to the Italian Indoor Championships. It starts on Saturday 8 February with the Championship reserved for the U20 and U23 men and women categories, and wi...

Ancona (ITA) - Indoor 2020 season starts with U20 and U23 Italian Championships
04/02/2020 - Sumy (UKR): Ihor Hlavan and Tamara Havrylyuk-Stasyuk win the Indoor Championships of Ukraine

Sumy (UKR): Ihor Hlavan and Tamara Havrylyuk-Stasyuk win the Indoor Championships of Ukraine       The past weekend has also been the day of the Indoor Championships of Ukraine, which took place in the University of Sumy indoor facility. The two walk events took place on Saturday: - at 10:30 that of men on the distance of 5.0...

Sumy (UKR): Ihor Hlavan and Tamara Havrylyuk-Stasyuk win the Indoor Championships of Ukraine
03/02/2020 - Riga (LAT): Raivo Saulgriezis and Modra Ignate are the new Latvian indoor champions

Riga (LAT): Raivo Saulgriezis and Modra Ignate are the new Latvian indoor champions       Unfortunately we hadn't noticed, but on Saturday 25 January 2020, the national indoor walking championships were also held in Latvia on the occasion of multiple events.   The small oval of Riga, with a 3-lane track, mor...

Riga (LAT): Raivo Saulgriezis and Modra Ignate are the new Latvian indoor champions
02/02/2020 - The Tokyo Olympic medals made with 80,000 tons of recycled mobile phones

The Tokyo Olympic medals made with 80,000 tons of recycled mobile phones       Over 80,000 tons of electronic waste have been collected (cell phones and some devices such as cameras, among others). The components of many of these devices have been recycled to produce the gold, silver and bronze medals that...

The Tokyo Olympic medals made with 80,000 tons of recycled mobile phones
01/02/2020 - Lyon (FRA): the indoor walking championships in Salle Diagana

Lyon (FRA): the indoor walking championships in Salle Diagana       Today, in the context of the first day of the French Championships of Multiple Events and Race Walkin in the first day, it will give the opportunity to see a good number of walkers competing.   French friends, unlike other ...

Lyon (FRA): the indoor walking championships in Salle Diagana
28/01/2020 - El Vendrell (ESP): Mario Vinas and Raquel Campos champions of Catalonia 2020

El Vendrell (ESP): Mario Vinas and Raquel Campos champions of Catalonia 2020       On Sunday the Catalan Marching Championship was also held in conjunction with the Grand Prix de Marcia de El Vendrell (ESP). The race was open to the Senior and U23, U20 and U18 categories. As usual, it was also open to minor ca...

El Vendrell (ESP): Mario Vinas and Raquel Campos champions of Catalonia 2020
27/01/2020 - Santee (USA): Andreas Gustafsson and Robyn Stevens win the 50km

Santee (USA): Andreas Gustafsson and Robyn Stevens win the 50km       Santee, CA hosted the USATF 50km Race Walk Championships on Saturday 25 January 2020, also valid as trials to Sapporo Olympic Games and some invitation races.     50km men (Trial to Sapporo)   Nick Christie (USA) ...

Santee (USA): Andreas Gustafsson and Robyn Stevens win the 50km
27/01/2020 - Melbourne (AUS) - At Supernova 2 Rhydian Cowley (AUS) wins over Perseus Karlstrom (SWE). Jemima Montag (AUS) wins in women.

Melbourne (AUS) - At Supernova 2 Rhydian Cowley (AUS) wins over Perseus Karlstrom (SWE). Jemima Montag (AUS) wins in women.     The second of the two Supernova Study International 10,000m track walks was held at the Melbourne University Athletics Track in Parkville (Melbourne), starting at 10AM on Monday January 27.   Conditions were a bit warmer than 2 we...

Melbourne (AUS) - At Supernova 2 Rhydian Cowley (AUS) wins over Perseus Karlstrom (SWE). Jemima Montag (AUS) wins in women.
26/01/2020 - Grosseto (ITA) - Great mark of Eleonora Giorgi (35km: 2:43:43)

Grosseto (ITA) - Great mark of Eleonora Giorgi (35km: 2:43:43)       Grosseto today hosted the seasonal winter debut of the road walk in Italy, what in the past was called the Winter Road Walk Trophy and which today is the first round of the Road Walk Clubs Championship.   If we consider the...

Grosseto (ITA) - Great mark of Eleonora Giorgi (35km: 2:43:43)
26/01/2020 - Porto de Mos (POR): National of Race Walking 2020

Porto de Mos (POR): National of Race Walking 2020       Porto de Mos today hosted the 2020 Portoganllo Nacional de Marcia Championship. As often happens in Portugal and in other Countries, tests are held with a single start (men and women) also between the different categories. The t...

Porto de Mos (POR): National of Race Walking 2020
25/01/2020 - Banned Russian race walking coach still working with athletes, official says

Banned Russian race walking coach still working with athletes, official says   Yesterday afternoon at 3:48 am the Reuter agency from Moscow published a news story signed by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber regarding Viktor Cheghin. We offer it in its entirety and translated into Italian (while in the English version of ...

Banned Russian race walking coach still working with athletes, official says
25/01/2020 - Arahal (ESP): Luis Alberto Amezcua and Maria Perez, champions of Andalusia

Arahal (ESP): Luis Alberto Amezcua and Maria Perez, champions of Andalusia     Arahal, a small town in Spain of about 20,000 inhabitants, at seventy kilometers southeast of Seville, hosted the Andalusian Road Walk Championships today.   Arahal came to the fore on 29.11.2017 when in his area a passenger train...

Arahal (ESP): Luis Alberto Amezcua and Maria Perez, champions of Andalusia
24/01/2020 - The year of the pig is greeted, from tomorrow the year of the mouse

The year of the pig is greeted, from tomorrow the year of the mouse     Like every year, the group of Chinese (8 athletes) training in Italy closed the month at the sea of San Lorenzo al Mare with a competitive test, on the last day of their Chinese year of the pig.       The year of the mo...

The year of the pig is greeted, from tomorrow the year of the mouse
23/01/2020 - Grosseto (ITA) - the 2020 outdoor season begins

Grosseto (ITA) - the 2020 outdoor season begins Next Sunday the outdoor walking season also begins in Italy. And it begins with the first road competition of the Clubs Championship, what until a few years ago was called the Winter Race Walking Trophy and that we really like to remember with this...

Grosseto (ITA) - the 2020 outdoor season begins
23/01/2020 - Around Taihu 2020: LOC's decision

Around Taihu 2020: LOC's decision Dear friends,   within five days there has been a good number of answer from the international elite athletes who have already competed in Taihu in recent seasons and who would like to participate again this year.   Some of these are very ...

Around Taihu 2020: LOC
21/01/2020 - Quarteira (POR): victories of Ana Cabecinha and Edna Barros in women and Pedro Dias in men

Quarteira (POR): victories of Ana Cabecinha and Edna Barros in women and Pedro Dias in men Outdoor track activity has started in Portugal. Over the weekend between 18 and 19 January 2020, the Algarve Regional Track Championships were held in Quarteira in the Algarve (POR). The walking events were held over the distance of: -  5.000m ...

Quarteira (POR): victories of Ana Cabecinha and Edna Barros in women and Pedro Dias in men
20/01/2020 - Mostoles (ESP): Victory of Jose Ignacio Dias Velasquez in 20km men

Mostoles (ESP): Victory of Jose Ignacio Dias Velasquez in 20km men Mostoles, a city 18km from Madrid and part of the Community of Madrid (ESP), hosted the Madrid Road Walking Championship on Saturday 18 January 2020 and valid for the 13th Mostoles Walking Trophy.   The most important events were the absolute o...

Mostoles (ESP): Victory of Jose Ignacio Dias Velasquez in 20km men
19/01/2020 - Around Taihu 2020: LOC questions to athletes, coaches and managers

Around Taihu 2020: LOC questions to athletes, coaches and managers Dear friends,   We were contacted by the head of the organization of the next edition of "Around Taihu" who asked us for a collaboration on a specific topic. Obviously, given the interest in the world of walking the classic end-of-sea...

Around Taihu 2020: LOC questions to athletes, coaches and managers
19/01/2020 - Schinias (GRE): Dimitri Tsordias and Nikolitsa Andreopoulou win the 50km Championship in Greece

Schinias (GRE): Dimitri Tsordias and Nikolitsa Andreopoulou win the 50km Championship in Greece The Panhellenic Walking Championships were held in Schinias near Marathon (GRE).   The races took place Sunday 19.1.2020 and the following distances were covered: - 50km men and women - 20km women - 10km women - 10 km U18 boys and girls plus so...

Schinias (GRE): Dimitri Tsordias and Nikolitsa Andreopoulou win the 50km Championship in Greece
18/01/2020 - Kumming (CHN): Victories of Li Maocuo and Yin Jiaxing

Kumming (CHN): Victories of Li Maocuo and Yin Jiaxing         Were held in Kumming (CHN) on Thursday 16 January 2020 high-altitude races for the Chinese Grand Prix of Race Walking.   The senior and U20 races were held on the 20km distance while the U18 races o...

Kumming (CHN): Victories of Li Maocuo and Yin Jiaxing
14/01/2020 - Leiria (POR): Victories of Miguel Rodriguez and Ines Henriques

Leiria (POR): Victories of Miguel Rodriguez and Ines Henriques       Leiria (POR) hosted the 5th Leiria Race Walking Challenge on Sunday 5 January 2020, an event also combined with the Regional Race Walking Championships and open to all youth categories.   As part of this meeting, the two ex...

Leiria (POR): Victories of Miguel Rodriguez and Ines Henriques
13/01/2020 - Istanbul (TUR): Salih Korkmaz and Meryem Bekmez victorious in the Indoor Championships of Turkey

Istanbul (TUR): Salih Korkmaz and Meryem Bekmez victorious in the Indoor Championships of Turkey The Atakoy Arena in Istanbul (TUR) hosted the Indoor Championships of Turkey on Saturday 22 January 2020. The scheduled races were walked on the classic distances of 5,000m indoors for men and 3.000m indoors for women and were open to the Senior, U2...

Istanbul (TUR): Salih Korkmaz and Meryem Bekmez victorious in the Indoor Championships of Turkey
13/01/2020 - Pechao (POR) - The 6th Ana Cabecinha Trophy

Pechao (POR) - The 6th Ana Cabecinha Trophy Saturday was a day of celebration for the Club Oriental de Pechao Portugal's historic club in the Algarve.   Maybe the name will say little to someone, but for those who chew on their way around Europe, it is instead very easy to associate ...

Pechao (POR) - The 6th Ana Cabecinha Trophy
12/01/2020 - Melbourne (AUS): Victories of Perseus Karlstrom (SWE) and Alana Barber (NZL)

Melbourne (AUS): Victories of Perseus Karlstrom (SWE) and Alana Barber (NZL) The first test of the Supernova 2020 edition took place this morning. The races are normally held in Canberra, but this season the capital of Australia is experiencing an asphyxiating climate due to the suffocating heat emitted by nearby fires, so t...

Melbourne (AUS): Victories of Perseus Karlstrom (SWE) and Alana Barber (NZL)
10/01/2020 - Rochester (USA): USATF Niagara Indoor Track Championships - Victories of John Cody Risch and Miranda Melville

Rochester (USA): USATF Niagara Indoor Track Championships - Victories of John Cody Risch and Miranda Melville With a little delay we inform our readers of the USATF Niagara Indoor Track Championships which were held in Rochester, New York (USA) on Saturday 29 December 2019.   The two male and female events were held on the distance of 5.000m indoors in...

Rochester (USA): USATF Niagara Indoor Track Championships - Victories of John Cody Risch and Miranda Melville
09/01/2020 - Chelyabinsk (RUS): XXI Memorial Rodionova - A storm of personal best

Chelyabinsk (RUS): XXI Memorial Rodionova - A storm of personal best The 21st edition of the Walking Memorial dedicated to Elena Rodionova, a local athlete who died at the age of 33 in 1988, took place in the indoor facility of UralGUFK in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk.   The UralGUFK oval has seen a storm of ...

Chelyabinsk (RUS): XXI Memorial Rodionova - A storm of personal best
08/01/2020 - Banska Bystrica (SVK): Miroslav Uradnik and Maria Czaková 2020 indoor champions in Slovakia

Banska Bystrica (SVK): Miroslav Uradnik and Maria Czaková 2020 indoor champions in Slovakia Slovakia's indoor walking championships were held in Lower Bystrica (SVK) on Sunday 5 January   5.000m indoor men   Dukla Banská Bystrica's 20-year-old athlete Miroslav Uradnik (SVK) won with the mark of 19:57.28 which repre...

Banska Bystrica (SVK): Miroslav Uradnik and Maria Czaková 2020 indoor champions in Slovakia
07/01/2020 - Marcia dal Mondo in the year 2019

Marcia dal Mondo in the year 2019 Today, with the closure of the Christmas and New Year holidays, we want to thank our readers for the attention they have had towards Marcia dal Mondo.   Generally specialist websites measure themselves on the following parameters:   - User...

Marcia dal Mondo in the year 2019
06/01/2020 - Vittel - Nantes - Eubonne (FRA): David Kuster, Gabriel Bordier and Emilie Menuet on the shields

Vittel - Nantes - Eubonne (FRA): David Kuster, Gabriel Bordier and Emilie Menuet on the shields Saturday, January 4, 2020 in France it was competed in at least three indoor facilities in the usual standard distances of the 5,000m men of the 3,000m women.   Starting from today January 6, part of the team of France (Clemence Beretta, Eloise...

Vittel - Nantes - Eubonne (FRA): David Kuster, Gabriel Bordier and Emilie Menuet on the shields
05/01/2020 - Sheffield (GRB): England Indoor Race Walk Championships - Victories of Tom Bosworth and Hagen Spooner

Sheffield (GRB): England Indoor Race Walk Championships - Victories of Tom Bosworth and Hagen Spooner Today the England Race Walking Indoor Championships took place in Sheffield (GBR) at the EIS facility.   The scheduled races were two, both on the distance of the 3,000m indoor walk.     3.000m indoor walk men   In his first race...

Sheffield (GRB): England Indoor Race Walk Championships - Victories of Tom Bosworth and Hagen Spooner
04/01/2020 - Parma (ITA): Federico Tontodonati won in the first indoor race of the season in Italy

Parma (ITA): Federico Tontodonati won in the first indoor race of the season in Italy At starts the season 2020 of indoor walking also in Italy in a race valid for the AICS Championships. The Sports department of the AICS National Directorate, in collaboration with the AICS Emilia Romagna Regional Committee, the AICS Provincial Commi...

Parma (ITA): Federico Tontodonati won in the first indoor race of the season in Italy
03/01/2020 - Hong Kong (HKG): the first race 2020

Hong Kong (HKG): the first race 2020 Hong Kong also hosted its first race race in 2020. The event, called "The First Walk", took place on the new Pan Shek Kok Promenade course with the following scheduled races: - 50km open (men and women): 8:30  - 20km open (men and wom...

Hong Kong (HKG): the first race 2020
02/01/2020 - Athletes section: updated reports of the best 2019 men's world athletes (second part)

Athletes section: updated reports of the best 2019 men's world athletes (second part) We continue with the first part of the best athletes in the world of 2019 with the following table that summarizes the athletes of the areas of Consudatle, NACAC and Oceania:         Nation ...

Athletes section: updated reports of the best 2019 men
01/01/2020 - Tokyo (JPN): 68th meeting of the beginning of the year wins for Yusuke Suzuki and Kaori Kawazoe

Tokyo (JPN): 68th meeting of the beginning of the year wins for Yusuke Suzuki and Kaori Kawazoe A splendid sunny morning in Tokyo, with a clear sky, was the choreography of the first race of 2020 which was also valid for the 68th edition of the Tokyo Walking Championships.     During the presentation we had indicated as the mandatory...

Tokyo (JPN): 68th meeting of the beginning of the year wins for Yusuke Suzuki and Kaori Kawazoe